Magic History 101: Moving Chalkboard Novelty

Posted by Peter Monticup on 3/1/2021 to Magic History 101

Back in the 1940s, people corresponded by mail much more frequently than they do today.
Countless clever mechanical cards were manufactured, including these two Moving Chalkboard examples.
On the card, a magic genii would wave his hand, and a message would appear.
Sometimes the message was funny, sometimes romantic.
Or sometimes it was a clever sales message!
Let me show you these two from my collection...


Date 3/2/2021
Mr G
Simply delightful, nostalgic and captivating... What a novel idea. Thanks for sharing!!!

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